Weekend Gardener – June Update

Did I mention May was my favourite month?  Well, actually so is June too.  Although June is both touched with joy and slight sadness.  Joy because I get to celebrate my wedding anniversary and sadness because it's the longest day which can only mean one thing after that. But I'm not dwelling on the negative …

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Top Crops to Grow in Your Garden

Many of us love the idea of being able to grow lots of fruits and veggies but simply don't have the time or garden space available to devote to sowing the latest cultivated turnip or juciest gooseberry.  And yet we're constantly being reminded that our food chain is in disarray.  Food is contaminated and recalled …

Ten Environmental Issues That Rarely Get Discussed

The use of plastics has been hitting the headlines all too frequently recently, although I’m not complaining. Many people could see the devastating effects of plastic happening to the environment. And in turn, the effects on wildlife/marine life and couldn’t make any impact. But BBC Blue Planet could.  (I highly recommend watching the plastics episode …